Levy Causes Finnish Media Storm

Mander, Jonathan
April 2002
Billboard;4/13/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p49
Trade Publication
Reports that comments made by EMI Recorded Music chief executive Alain Levy about the Finnish music industry upset the Finnish media as well as some of the company's acts. His comment that he doubted that there are 49 musicians who can sing; Response from the leading tabloid newspaper 'Ilta-Sanomat'; EMI Finland as the leading record company in Finland; Reaction of artists signed with EMI.


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